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Will 2021 see the rise of the Welsh free marketeers?

Will 2021 see the rise of the Welsh free marketeers?

Politics in Wales is starting to see a seismic shift in the political landscape for the first time in decades. 2019 saw the largest group of free market supporting MPs elected since 1983 across Wales, with the vast majority of gains coming from former Labour...

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Time to Challenge Wales’ Failing Consensus

Time to Challenge Wales’ Failing Consensus

Article written by Calum Davies, Deputy Chairman for Cardiff Central Conservatives After over 20 years of Labour rule, Wales is more than just ready for change. It needs it. But how can Conservatives genuinely transform our nation without simply saying we will spend...

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What should the “new normal” be?

What should the “new normal” be?

An article written by Jonathan Morgan, former Conservative Assembly Member and Shadow Minister: The past few months have taught us a lot about ourselves. Our resilience as a nation, our ability as individuals to adapt to a fast changing environment where work, family...

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UBI in Wales: An Economic Mess Waiting to Happen

UBI in Wales: An Economic Mess Waiting to Happen

An opinion piece written by Edward Sumner, Chief Operations Office at the Centre for Welsh Studies: During the Covid-19 pandemic we have seen an array of new ideas of how to combat the economic fall out that we face on the other side of this lockdown. In Wales and...

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Covid-19: Our Civil Liberties Must Remain

Covid-19: Our Civil Liberties Must Remain

Blog piece written by Matthew MacKinnon, Director of Centre for Welsh Studies. Looking back throughout our countries history, it’s hard to imagine draconian, anti-democratic legislation being implemented here. I often think this could never happen in the United...

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Broken China: Is there an Alternative?

Broken China: Is there an Alternative?

CWS Board Member Cllr Adrian Mason: There is much disquiet over China at the moment. How these emotions play out in our attitudes to trade in the coming months and years may determine the future of our international trading policies. Questions are being asked as to...

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COVID-19: The return of the nation state?

COVID-19: The return of the nation state?

An article written by Myles Power former EU Policy Adviser for Constitutional Affairs, Legal Affairs and Transport: After years and years of pushing for more and more integration from such members as Germany and France, the European Union is facing disintegration from...

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